Intuitions: A Naturalistic Approach

Part one: physical thought-experiments 1) Introduction: some famous examples 2) Problems 3) Process: reasoning in mental models 4) Virtues explained Part two: spatial imagination and the seeing of possibilities 5) Two stages of geometrical thought-experiments 6) The neuro-epistemology of imagination 7) From possibility to necessity 8) Objections and hurdles..
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